John  -Schneider-Obituary

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John "Jack" Forsman Schneider

Bradenton, Florida


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Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory (43rd St. Chapel) - Bradenton Obituary

John Forsman Schneider (Jack) died February 7, 2018 at home in Bradenton, FL. Jack was born May 22, 1931 in Worchester, MA to Anton W. and Lillian Meeds Schneider. He was predeceased by his parents, brother, Richard and niece, Fenn Duncan. Jack is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lenore (Bunny);...

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Eric and I will always remember the fun we had paddling with Jack and Bunny to Cayo Costa and the Halloween contest. At the Robert Service poetry canoe trips Jack recited a memorable Madame la Marquise with his great, deep voice that still resonates in my memory today. He had a funny drinking song he sang complete with sound effects that had everyone laughing. We especially enjoyed the overnight canoe camping on the Peace River Veterans Day where Jack and Bunny celebrated our veteran...

Today, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Jack Schneider. I have such happy and cherished memories of my time with Bunny and Jack - talking politics, solving world problems, camping, camp cooking, eating, canoeing, cooking cooking, making travel plans and oh so much more ! Jack was warm and welcoming always stimulating and joyous company. I am fortunate to have known him. It is my hope that knowing that Jack was much admired and loved will bring some peace and calm to Bunny and his...

Bunny and Jack led our Great Books Discussion Group for decades, and I know all our past and present members would want to express their gratitude to Bunny and Jack for providing us an enjoyable forum for exploring great writing and ideas. It has been a source of pleasure and enlightenment.
We remember Jack especially for his immeasurable contributions: the guidance he provided, his unique combination of great intelligence and common sense, the ways he encouraged others to think...

What a wonderful friend Jack was to me!!! I miss him so much. Thank you for his friendship and yours, Bunny.

So sorry for your loss..he sounded like a pretty amazing guy! May you find peace with every passing day.

So many wonderful memories from paddling days. Jack was so fun and even made MADRAC on the Mississippi worth repeating. Now singing with Angels.
Our condolences to Bunny and Family.